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October 2, 2016 2:24 PM Liam Fox: Jeremy Corbyn Is A Dangerous Leader Of A Dangerous Party

Jeremy Corbyn is a “dangerous leader of a very dangerous party”, Cabinet Minister Liam Fox warned today as he set out his fears of a Labour government. Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference this afternoon, the International Development Secretary claimed “extremists” were now running the Labour Party. Fox, who was appearing at HuffPost UK Waugh 5

October 2, 2016 6:00 AM Clive Lewis Attacked For Disloyalty To Jeremy Corbyn At Anti-Tory March In Birmingham

The shadow defence secretary has been one of the Labour leader's biggest supporters Labour’s shadow defence secretary Clive Lewis has been attacked for disloyalty to Jeremy Corbyn at a mass rally held to oppose the Conservative Party. On Sunday, the People’s Assembly Against Austerity held an anti-Tory march in central Birmingham to protest the Conservative 9

October 2, 2016 6:00 AM Can Labour control the seismic forces threatening to rip it apart?

Turmoil in Westminster will drive Welsh Labour to craft an ever more distinct identity When he blew out his birthday candles, did he make a wish that in 2016 he would lead Labour with a 61.8% personal mandate? Did he dare dream that the party would have more than half a million members? At a time when his former classmates are probably heading for the golf course 14

October 1, 2016 10:35 PM Iain Macwhirter: Like Scotland's 'Red Queen', Corbyn is attacked for very modest Robin Hoodery

The Labour leader's speech to conference included no mention of Trident or reversing Brexit. A 1.5 per cent increase in corporation tax to fund educational maintenance awards and grants is a modest piece of Robin Hoodery, but Corbyn didn't promise to abolish university tuition fees. Allowing councils to finance house building by borrowing on the commercial 18 1

October 1, 2016 9:56 PM Euan McColm: Corbyn’s words ring hollow on anti-Semitism

An especially tricky thing about bad guys is that they don’t ever admit their flaws. A rotter will never tell you “I’m a wrong ’un, by the way”. In fact, he’s more likely to say precisely the opposite. The claims of those who don’t wear their virtue lightly are to be treated with a healthy degree of scepticism. Take men who make a point of saying “I love women 10

October 1, 2016 5:31 PM Jeremy Corbyn remembers Jarrow Crusade 80 years on

Re-elected Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has visited Tyneside to mark the 80th anniversary of the Jarrow Crusade. Mr Corbyn spoke to a crowd of about 400 at the town's Monkton Stadium, telling them the principles of the marchers were still needed in the 21st Century. In 1936, 200 jobless men marched on the then government with a 12,000-name petition calling 6

October 1, 2016 5:00 PM 'The public should have their say over devolution'

Speaking at an event in Jarrow the Labour leader said he would like to see regional council bosses get back around the table over a deal Jeremy Corbyn has called on his Labour colleagues in the North East to get back around the table over devolution. The multibillion pound deal was scuppered last month when Durham, Gateshead, Sunderland and South Tyneside 13

October 1, 2016 12:08 PM Labour suspends Momentum vice-chair Jackie Walker over Holocaust comments

"Enough is enough," Mr Mann said. "Though she claims impunity for many reasons, Jackie Walker's behaviour is discriminatory, provocative, offensive and by any standard, unacceptable in a modern political party. "Not only must she be expelled from the Labour Party immediately, but all those abusing others in supporting her must go too." Ms Walker, who said she and her partner 6

October 1, 2016 12:08 PM Jeremy Corbyn 'disturbed' by Nissan situation

Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn says he is 'disturbed' that Nissan could cease investment in the region. This week Nissan announced it will want the UK Government to pledge compensation for any extra costs as a result of Brexit before it invests in its Sunderland plant. Nissan currently builds around one in three of all of Britain's total automotive output 6

October 1, 2016 8:26 AM Corbyn didn't happen in a vacuum

The Tories don't see Labour as a threat, but the seeds were sown long before now. Flicking through the index of my diaries for 2003-2005, I note that Theresa May's name appears once, and Jeremy Corbyn's not at all. I say that not to make a cheap shot at either, but to illustrate how much our political scene has changed since those days when, even despite 20